Mon, Feb 28|
Virtual Plant Walk: Awakening Artemis by Vanessa Chakour
Explore the 24 plants featured in AWAKENING ARTEMIS through an online plant walk with author and herbalist, Vanessa Chakour. She’ll discuss the medicine of each plant, their role in our ecosystems, and how they have influenced her writing, teaching, and journey of healing.
Time & Location
Feb 28, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST
About the Event
Vanessa Chakour is an author, herbalist, holistic arts educator, former pro-boxer, environmental activist, and the founder of Sacred Warrior, an organization with the mission to deepen intimacy between ourselves and the natural world. Her work is a dynamic blend of her vast personal experiences over the last two decades. Her unique approach is rooted in the belief that healing happens through reclaiming an intuitive connection to ourselves, the natural world, and our own “inner-wild.”
A fierce defender and advocate of the land, Vanessa embodies the practices she teaches. She has spearheaded land-based education programs to inspire ecological awareness and land stewardship. Vanessa inspires personal relationships with the plants and animals around us and curates embodied experiences in her workshops, herbal apprenticeships, and rewilding retreats. She works in partnership with wildlife organizations like the Wolf Conservation Center in New York, The Jaguar Rescue Center in Costa Rica, and Alladale Wilderness Reserve in the Scottish Highlands. Her book, Awakening Artemis: Deepening Intimacy with The Living Earth and Reclaiming Our Wild Nature is available through Penguin Life in the and UK and Ullstein in Germany.